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Baptists and the American Civil War: May 29, 1863

A commentary in today’s Richmond Enquirer declares that the Confederacy, unlike “the Yankee nation,” manifests “the complete absence of religious intolerance.” Northerners, the writer argues, persecute Catholics. This persecution has been evidenced by Northern invaders on Southern soil: We have already seen that a Catholic Church in Florida was wrecked and ruined by regiments from…